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Columbia Southern University is a Private, 4 years college located in Orange Beach, Alabama. Columbia Southern ranked 20th in Alabama Colleges and 120th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 18,533 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 39 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Columbia Southern University is accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission.
|Address||21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000|
|Net Price Calculator||www.columbiasouthern.edu/tuition-financing|
|School Type||Private, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
Columbia Southern University has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
|Open Admission Policy||✔|
Tuition & Fees
Columbia Southern's 2022 tuition & fees is $5,775 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $4,035.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$5,775|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$4,035|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 18,533 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 18,533 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Columbia Southern has 13,254 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,279 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||56 Programs|
|Number of online programs||56 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✗|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|